You hear about computer hacking everywhere these days. But just what is computer hacking? And how can you prevent computer hackers from stealing your personal information? Use this guide to learn about computer hacking, how it can affect you and how you can take proactive measures to protect yourself.
Computer hacking is when someone tries to access your system. Some tools that they may use to gain access to computers are Trojan Horses, viruses, and worms. It is important to prevent computer hacking, so computer hackers don’t steal your personal information, use your computer to send spam, or to make money.
Prevent Computer Hacking
- Install an anti-virus program
- Install an anti-spyware program
- Install a firewall. Some operating systems come with a firewall, but it may be wise to install a different firewall with better features.
- Keep operating systems up to date
For Software to Prevent Computer Hacking, see Internet Security Software Guide.